Edited by: Carol Seefeldt
Publication Date: April 5, 1999
Series: Early Childhood Education Series
Hailed as a “tremendous value” by Young Children and “informative and provocative” by Educational Leadership, this popular textbook has been an essential resource for kindergarten and early elementary teachers, curriculum planners, and graduate students in early childhood education for over a decade. Bringing educators completely up to date, this Third Edition includes:
Carol Seefeldt had been a Professor of Human Development at the Institute for Child Study, University of Maryland, for the past 28 years and is currently the principal investigator of one of the 31 Head Start-Public School Transition Demonstrations.
“For cogent, reliable, and insightful professional grounding in the compelling curriculum issues in our field, one need look no further than this newest volume edited by Carol Seefeldt. The views developed by the fine cast of professionals assembled here invite us to advance to the “front line” of research and to contemplate representations of what is, as well as visions of what might be. In continuous pursuit of our mission to engage in shaping and as a compass orienting us in the direction of our professional identities.”
Philip M. Wishon, Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado